NCHS Art Teacher Shannon Carroll Wins Prestigious Award
Teacher, art club advisor, and CCSD 2012 Teacher of the Year Shannon Carroll of North Charleston High School received the Gibbes Museum of Art's 2015 Mary Whyte Art Educator Award for her extraordinary dedication to students and craft during the SC Art Educator’s Association Conference. Charleston County teachers have won this prestigious award six out of the eight years that it has been given.
Laing Leaders for Tomorrow Led School's Tour
Laing Middle School of Science and Technology hosted its dedication ceremony to celebrate the opening of their new world-class facility. Pictured: Dr. Postlewait with a few members of the Laing Leaders for Tomorrow, who led the school tours for the event.
Backpack Journalists Meet Pharrell and Soledad
Eight of our Sanders-Clyde Backpack Journalists had a brush with celebrity and a very special sit-down interview in the school media center! Pictured with students (l to r): Soledad O'Brien, Pharrell Williams, Linda Dennis (Backpack Journalist Program Manager), Deborah Bobo (Sanders-Clyde Media Specialist), and Principal Jermaine Joyner.
Our personalized learning department is being heralded at the national level, and promises to revolutionize the classroom by creating a student centered, competency based model with proven results in order to close the readiness gap for all students. Pictured: Students at work using innovative learning zones at Stall High School.
CCSD Receives Prestigious EPA Award
CCSD was awarded for our Outstanding Achievement in Food Waste Prevention and Diversion. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4, South Carolina DHEC and Palmetto Pride recognized CCSD for excellence in innovative waste management. Pictured: Maggie Dangerfield, Gerrita Postlewait, Ed. D, Thornell Cheeks and G. Alan Farmer (EPA Region 4).
College Bound at Sanders-Clyde!
These Sanders-Clyde students learned about healthy habits and participated in college bound activities as part of Leadership Charleston's visit to their school for the Trident United Way's Day of Caring.
Backpack Journalists - Hendrick "Cars & Parts"
Backpack Journalists enjoyed an afternoon at Volvo of Charleston "meeting" this Mini Cooper as part of their Hendrick Automotive Cars & Parts learning experience. They interviewed the general manager and inspected host Brad Davis' Mini which he owns and races with his son.